Scale insects, like P. quercifex – visible here as brown clumps – thrive on oak trees in urban environments, where heat typically surpasses temperatures in rural locations.
Scale insects, like P. quercifex – visible here as brown clumps – thrive on oak trees in urban environments, where heat typically surpasses temperatures in rural locations. CLYDE SORENSON NCSU
Scale insects, like P. quercifex – visible here as brown clumps – thrive on oak trees in urban environments, where heat typically surpasses temperatures in rural locations. CLYDE SORENSON NCSU

Urban bug wars heating up on oak trees of the Carolinas

April 11, 2015 8:00 PM